The Bears at least considered reuniting the top of the Broncos’ 2006 draft class but indications are the team will not sign veteran tight end Tony Scheffler after putting him through a workout at Halas Hall.
An NFL source said the Bears will not add Scheffler, a close friend of quarterback Jay Cutler, despite an open spot on the 53-man roster. Denver drafted Scheffler in the second...
The Detroit Lions have released tight end Tony Scheffler, who missed the last two games with concussion-related problems.
The Lions signed tackle Barry Richardson in a corresponding move. Richardson played last season with the St. Louis Rams, starting all 16 games.
In four seasons with Detroit, Scheffler played in 50 games, catching 120 passes for 1,311 yards and eight touchdowns...
Via AP on Fox
October 22, 2013
The Detroit Lions announced they have released TE Tony Scheffler.
Detroit signed OT Barry Richardson to take his place on their active roster.
After sustaining a concussion in Week 5, HC Jim Schwartz hinted that Scheffler could be headed to injured reserve over a week ago. This and the rise of undrafted rookie Joseph Fauria appears to have left Scheffler expendable.
Tony Scheffler was drafted by the Denver Broncos in the second round of the 2006 NFL Draft. After seeing limited playing time early in the season, Scheffler saw increased playing time and production after Jay Cutler was inserted as the Broncos starting quarterback on December 3, 2006, against the Seattle Seahawks. Tony could end up with Jay Cutler again in the Windy city, […]
This was tweeted to me by a good friend -- it's Detroit Lions tight end Tony Scheffler playing a couple Barstool bloggers in 2-on-1 basketball, eating a lot of pizza and then puking:
@Detroit4lyfe “Barstool Bro Show with Detroit Lions tight end Tony Scheffler http://t.co/WuMtbBBVZG”
— Jewsaay (@Jewsaay) September 28, 2013
This is the most...
Riley Cooper’s recent racist outburst has brought a significant amount of attention to the issue of racism in the NFL this month. Many fans and players are outraged over his use of the N-word, while others have expressed a willingness to forgive Cooper and move on. For some, it is the way Cooper used the [...]
NIGHTS ON BROADWAY
Tony Scheffler went all Westside Story on the Panthers today after scoring a 17 yard TD reception.
Thanks to the great folks at Black Sports Online we were able to finally figure out what Tony Scheffler was doing during his TD celebration today.
I knew immediately because the AT&T Flash Mob commercial is one of my favorite commercials of all time. I am not sure what inspired Scheffler to have this preplanned, but it was awesome.
We agree, it was awesome.
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Tony Scheffler made a big enough splash in his first month as a Lion to earn a three-year contract extension. In the season since, Scheffler's production has taken a puzzling and precipitous drop.